Culture

In this culture section, you’ll find the latest news about psychology. Discover more about literary topics, articles, philosophy, and explore our stories and reflections. Because there’s no better way to stimulate the mind than culture in all its different forms: cinema, music, books…

Paracelsus: Biography of an Alchemist and Dreamer

Although most people know him as Paracelsus, his real name was Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim. He was one of the most interesting figures in the history of medicine and science. He was considered by some as a little…

Hypatia of Alexandria: Science and Religion

Hypatia of Alexandria was the first philosopher, mathematician, and physicist. She was born in Egypt at the end of the 4th century AD. She was teacher and head of the Neoplatonic school of Alexandria at the beginning of the 5th…

Precautionary Principle: What Is It?

The precautionary principle is part of the judicial process. Moreover, it has a very specific purpose: to make the process itself effective. More specifically, it grants validity to an imposed sentence. The main objective is to guarantee the outcome of…

Wisława Szymborska: Biography and Works

Wisława Szymborska was a Polish poet, essayist, and translator. She authored over 15 poetry books, but was also an editor and illustrator. In her work, you can appreciate the amazing personal and intellectual evolution she went through. She was a…

J.R.R. Tolkien: A Life in Books

Known for his great literary works that shaped modern fantasy, Tolkien’s life could have made for a great read. In fact, some of his most notable poems were inspired by his relationship with his future wife. J.R.R. Tolkien was marked…

Eleanor Roosevelt: A Remarkable First Lady

Today, we’d like to tell you about Eleanor Roosevelt, a quite remarkable woman. She was a key figure in many of the most important events of the past century. Not only as a diplomat but as a human rights advocate…

Humans and Mortality

Humans are the only species that understand that there’s a finite end to life. Humans even created an entire discipline to study the finite nature of man, called philosophy. We spend a lot of time reflecting on death. It seems…